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Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 10-25-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By Foxhunter223
If your Version of McAfee AV has the Check Box...

If your Version of McAfee AV has the Check Box “scan with minimal resources”, then make sure it is unchecked.

Pete
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 10-07-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Foxhunter223
I use BM in my 17 Rem with 25 gn Remy HP's....

I use BM in my 17 Rem with 25 gn Remy HP's. Shoots very well.

https://live.staticflickr.com/8321/8061874239_9ae40de87b_w.jpg

Pete
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 09-30-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,002
Posted By Foxhunter223
drover, that is exactly why I didn't buy it, but...

drover, that is exactly why I didn't buy it, but instead bought a little Sako L461 in 223. Still have that rifle today.

Pete
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 09-29-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,002
Posted By Foxhunter223
Odd that in that article he said "The Winchester...

Odd that in that article he said "The Winchester Model 70 was never available in .222". They were available here in Australia as I very nearly bought one myself back in the 70's.

Pete
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 09-17-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,126
Posted By Foxhunter223
I convert 223 brass into 222 which is too long. I...

I convert 223 brass into 222 which is too long. I then trim it to length using my Wilson case trimmer which works like a dream.

Pete
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 09-16-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,130
Posted By Foxhunter223
Yes George it weighs 13.5 pounds. Pete

Yes George it weighs 13.5 pounds.

Pete
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 09-15-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,130
Posted By Foxhunter223
I mostly use my single shot Sako S491 as I like...

I mostly use my single shot Sako S491 as I like the feel of the solid action and it is also easy to feed one round at a time.

https://live.staticflickr.com/6158/6188707226_00aff68475_w.jpg

Pete
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-29-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,265
Posted By Foxhunter223
Hi JSH, I use Varget, does what you want. ...

Hi JSH,
I use Varget, does what you want.

Pete
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-29-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By Foxhunter223
Steve, Contact Amy Parosky at Bruno's, she is...

Steve,
Contact Amy Parosky at Bruno's, she is ace to deal with and they have great prices.
Pete
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-08-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,566
Posted By Foxhunter223
This reminds me of an old friend, now deceased....

This reminds me of an old friend, now deceased. He was an Aussie Commando during WWII fighting the Japs in New Guinea. He told me one day when I asked him about what weapons he used and said he used...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-07-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,566
Posted By Foxhunter223
This is the scope I have ! Dam good...

This is the scope I have !



Dam good question, I think some of us really want to know the answer young fella ?

Pete
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-05-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,566
Posted By Foxhunter223
George I would not be surprised if some snipers...

George I would not be surprised if some snipers did take their own weapons. I know for a fact that during WWII many Australian snipers did use their own personal rifles. The reason was that many of...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-04-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,566
Posted By Foxhunter223
Bill K and Bayou City Boy, I have his book...

Bill K and Bayou City Boy,

I have his book here somewhere which I will have to read again as it has been some time since I read it. I knew about the Winchester and the Unertl scope. Thought I had...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-03-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,566
Posted By Foxhunter223
Bayou city boy, I have bought one of the new...

Bayou city boy, I have bought one of the new Redfields made by Leupold a 3-9x50 which sits on the daughters Sako 17 rem. I must say I am quite happy with it so far.

Pete
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-03-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,566
Posted By Foxhunter223
George, I have two of the original Refields. Both...

George, I have two of the original Refields. Both 3-9x40 scopes and have been told they are the type used by "Hathcock" the sniper. They are still very clear to use. One is on a .22 Magnum Anschutz...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-27-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,566
Posted By Foxhunter223
Well that article is saying a lot of nice things...

Well that article is saying a lot of nice things about the brand. Thanks for that link.



Like you I like the Redfield scopes as well. I bought a 3-9x50 for the daughters little Sako 17 Rem....
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-26-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,566
Posted By Foxhunter223
Looked over the Clearidge scopes and they look...

Looked over the Clearidge scopes and they look much like the old Weaver scopes. Prices seem OK as well. Thanks for the link.

Pete
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-25-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,566
Posted By Foxhunter223
Thank you all for the replies, I have a made in...

Thank you all for the replies, I have a made in Japan Weaver 6-20x40 and just love it. The click adjustments are perfect, glass is great. I am building a Sako 222 Varmint rifle and wanted another...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-24-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,566
Posted By Foxhunter223
Weaver Scopes

At my local gun shop last week and inquired about getting a Weaver Grand Slam scope. To my surprise I was told they are now made in China ? Can anyone confirm this ? I have looked at there web site...
Forum: Big Game 07-05-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 20,307
Posted By Foxhunter223
Well spotted Camel, it sure is a Deermaster...

Well spotted Camel, it sure is a Deermaster special. I have two, that one and the other is about 1/3 the size which makes it perfect for smaller work.

Pete
Forum: Big Game 07-03-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 20,307
Posted By Foxhunter223
Well reed1911 you got me on that one. I had to go...

Well reed1911 you got me on that one. I had to go look it up what the heck a Jackalope was. Now I know. Funny thing is George and I have been emailing back and forth this afternoon as we were...
Forum: Big Game 07-02-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 20,307
Posted By Foxhunter223
Hi BG17, Yes it was good to bring home some...

Hi BG17,
Yes it was good to bring home some venison. Ian was the one who shot it being his turn on the rifle while I drove. We were actually looking for rabbits but they are so scarce at the moment...
Forum: Big Game 07-01-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 20,307
Posted By Foxhunter223
Rabbit Hunt

Myself and Ian my hunting friend decided that we shout go on a couple days of rabbits shooting. So last Thursday we packed the 4x4 and off we went. Two and a half days later we had seen a grand total...
Forum: Project Guns 04-18-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,828
Posted By Foxhunter223
That is one very nice looking weapon. Pete

That is one very nice looking weapon.

Pete
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-27-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By Foxhunter223
Happy Birthday Rider, hope you have many more. ...

Happy Birthday Rider, hope you have many more.

Pete
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